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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Penguin Shaped Christmas/Winter Card

Click following for OSAAT DT Challenge 196 Use a Digi.

I have the Winter Blues. My daughter headed back to college this morning. Missing her already.

Created this shaped Christmas/Winter card:
1. Create a Critter Cricut cartridge along with Gypsy to make shaped card
2. new Kraft cardstock  - I thought the blue pattern was perfect for the scarf
3. added twine to ends of scarf for fringe look
4. stamped Unity Stamp Co sentiment
5. punched out sentiment with Stampin' Up punch
6. recycled a wood coffee/tea stir stick for sentiment tag/sign post 

Front view:

Side view:

Back view:

Photo of Penguin at Woodland Zoo in Seattle, WA
that I photographed last yr, 2013.

Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Create A Critter 4" Penguin
inks: Versafine Onyx Black
paper:  cardstock - the Paper Studio Doowup & Diddly Wink Kraft, black, orange, white
recycle: wood coffee/tea stir stick
stamp: Unity Stamp Co Christmas Eve Chowder
Stampin' Up: punch - Extra Lg Curly Label
twine: blue/white

Entering this into the following challenges:

1/26 Kraft Journal Ch155 Winter Blues 2E(#1) 1/20

1/26 Simon Says Stamp Mon Ch: A is for ... 5E(#3)  A is for Animal Shaped Card 1/20

1/27 Die Cuttin Divas Ch#149 Penguin Awareness Day 3E(#1) 1/21

1/31 CraftyHazelnuts Christmas CHNC Ch Extra Jan 2014 UE 1/1

2/2 Craftin Desert Divas Craft It Up & link It Up Linky Party #23 Shaped Cards UE 1/20


  1. Awww . . . this is so cute! Such an adorable die cut. Love the addition of his little orange feet, even on the back! Thanks for playing with CHNC2

  2. Awww... what a little cutie! I love penguins!! :)

    Thanks for joining us at the Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.

  3. What a super cute penquin card! Thanks for joining us at DCD this week!

  4. TOTALLY cute & SUPER fun!!
    Thank you so much for joining us at Craftin Desert Divas Linky Party.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Crafting With Creative M

  5. Thanks for entering this super card for my CHNC challenge extra for January - hope to see you again soon x

  6. So super cute! Adorable.

    Thank you for sharing with us at Craftin Desert Divas!